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The Best Premium Campervan Rentals in New Zealand

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Which premium campervan rental companies to consider for a New Zealand road Trip.

Travelling New Zealand in a campervan doesn’t mean you have to rough it. New Zealand has a great range of premium rental companies that will hook you up with a spacious motorhome or campervan with all the essential amenities and more! So with that in mind, we put together this comparison of the best premium campervan rental companies in New Zealand.

All the campervan and motorhome rentals listed below rent our certified self-contained vehicles meaning that you can legally sleep the night on public land where permitted. Find out more in What it’s Really Like to Freedom Camp in New Zealand. Alternatively, there are plenty of holiday parks and campgrounds with their own facilities across the country.

4 Things to look at when comparing premium campervan rental companies in New Zealand

  • Location: Look at your itinerary and where you want to start and end your trip in New Zealand. With that, you need to find a campervan rental company that has a depot in locations that are convenient for you. Also check if there are any extra fees you will need to pay for the “premium” location, such as picking up from an airport branch. Finally, if you are ending your trip in a different location to the pick-up location, then compare the one-way fees that are likely to be incurred.
  • Prices and inclusions: The price of campervan rental changes largely depending on season. Read our 20 Ways To Save Money on Car Rental in New Zealand to see when the best time to rent a campervan usually is. Plus, when comparing prices, compare what’s included in that price to understand the true value of the campervan rental. We have added the inclusions in the comparison below. Additionally, be aware that not all insurance policies are the same, so compare what the insurance offered actually covers.
  • Service: Once you have picked a few campervan rental companies from this comparison, send some questions to the companies and see how helpful they are with their answers. Service will become very important should anything go wrong during your trip.
  • Reviews: It’s worth checking multiple review websites to compare customers’ experiences.

For more tips, check out 10 Things You Need to Know About Camper Van Rental in New Zealand.

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Kia Ora Campers

Kia Ora Campers

A luxurious option for camping vehicle travel in New Zealand would be with a motorhome from Kia Ora Campers. They have a wide range of relatively new model motorhomes available fully self-contained so you have ultimate freedom.

Pick-up and Drop-Off Locations

Courtesy transfers to and from airport and city available.

Pick-Up/Drop-Off Locations: Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Dunedin, Oamaru, Timaru, Ashburton, Picton and Invercargill.

Campervan types available

A range of motorhomes sleeping between 2 to 6 people, all of which are certified self-contained.

Vehicle age range: 1 to 12 years old.

Free Inclusions
  • Multiple drivers (18+ years old)
  • Basic insurance
  • Roadside assistance
  • Gas stove, grill, microwave, fridge and sink
  • Solar panels
  • Heaters
  • Toilet and shower
  • Kitchenware
  • Bedding
  • Picnic table and chairs
  • Baby seats available
  • BBQ with hires over 10 days
  • GPS
  • DVD/TV
Insurance

Standard insurance is included with NZ$2500 excess on 4-6 berth vehicles and NZ$1500 excess on 2 berth vehicle. Drivers under 25 years old will have a NZ$3500 excess. Windscreen excess of NZ$250 is also included. There are options to pay NZ$10-$30 per day to reduce excess amounts.

Heron Campers

Heron Campers

Heron Campers is the premium range of Euro Campers providing luxury motorhomes. Their packages are all-inclusive meaning things like diesel tax charges and one-way fees are all included in the price. Note that you need to be over 21 to drive the Heron Campervans. Find out more about rental age restrictions in Age Restrictions When Renting a Vehicle in New Zealand.

Pick-up and Drop-Off Locations

Courtesy transfers to and from airport and city available.

Pick-Up/Drop-Off Locations: Auckland and Christchurch.

Campervan types available

A range of fully certified self-contained vans and motorhomes sleeping up to 5 people.

Vehicle age range: 1 to 12 years old.

Free Inclusions
  • Multiple drivers (21+ years old)
  • Basic insurance
  • Roadside assistance
  • RUC charges (diesel tax)
  • One-way fee
  • Gas stove, grill, microwave, fridge, BBQ and sink
  • Solar panels
  • Electric heaters
  • Toilet and shower
  • Kitchenware
  • Bedding
  • Towels
  • Picnic table and chairs
  • Maps
  • Fuel discount card
  • Baby seats available
  • DVD player
  • GPS
  • WiFi internet modem
  • New Zealand phone rental
Insurance

Standard insurance is included with NZ$250 excess of over 21-year-old drivers or NZ$2500 for 18-21 year old drivers.

Britz

Britz

Britz is one of the more popular brands of premium motorhome rentals in New Zealand with a large fleet to fulfill the summer crowds. Their constantly updated fleet of new model campervans and motorhomes means you are less likely to breakdown due to vehicle age. Be aware of their costly bonds you will need to pay before hiring.

Pick-up and Drop-Off Locations

Courtesy transfers to and from airport and city available.

Pick-Up/Drop-Off Locations: Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown

Campervan types available

A wide range from high top Toyota HiAces to a fleet of motorhomes all certified self-contained.

Vehicle age range: 0 to 3 years old.

Free Inclusions
  • 1 driver (21+ years old)
  • Basic insurance
  • Roadside assistance
  • Gas stove, grill, microwave, fridge/freezer and sink (grill may not be included in hitop campervans)
  • Toilet and shower (may not be included in hitop campervans)
  • Kitchenware
  • Bedding
  • Towels and bathmat
  • First Aid Kit
  • Tablet with GPS
  • DVD/TV
Insurance

Standard insurance is included with NZ$5000 excess for campervans and NZ$5000 bond to pay or NZ$7500 excess for motorhomes and $7500 bond to pay. Drivers under 25 years old will have a NZ$3500 excess. Windscreen excess of NZ$250 is also included. There are options to pay NZ$10-$30 per day to reduce excess amounts.

Mighty

Mighty Campervans

Think “Britz” (see above) but with slightly older model campervans and motorhomes. Mighty Campervans is another premium motorhome rental brand in New Zealand with a huge fleet. Nevertheless, we still advise booking well in advance for summer rentals with this popular premium campervan rental brand.

Pick-up and Drop-Off Locations

Courtesy transfers to and from airport and city available.

Pick-Up/Drop-Off Locations: Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown

Campervan types available

A wide range from high top Toyota HiAces to a fleet of motorhomes all certified self-contained.

Vehicle age range: 4 to 9 years old.

Free Inclusions
  • 1 driver (21+ years old)
  • Basic insurance
  • Roadside assistance
  • Gas stove, grill, microwave, fridge/freezer and sink (grill may not be included in hitop campervans)
  • Toilet and shower (may not be included in hitop campervans)
  • Kitchenware
  • Bedding
Insurance

Standard insurance is included with NZ$5000 excess for campervans and NZ$5000 bond to pay or NZ$7500 excess for motorhomes and $7500 bond to pay. Drivers under 25 years old will have a NZ$3500 excess. Windscreen excess of NZ$250 is also included. There are options to pay NZ$10-$30 per day to reduce excess amounts.

Jucy

Jucy Rentals

Although boasting budget rentals, Jucy’s fleet of campervans also includes their premium Casa and Casa Plus motorhomes that are sure to give you a comfortable and luxurious experience around New Zealand.

Pick-up and Drop-Off Locations

Courtesy shuttle available for airport branches offering airport pick-up and drop-offs.

Pick-Up/Drop-Off Locations: Auckland, Wellington Airport, Christchurch Airport, Dunedin Airport and Queenstown Airport.

Vehicles available

Fiat Ducato motorhomes sleeping either up to 4 or up to 5 people and fully self-contained.

Vehicle age range: 2 to 10 years old.

Inclusions
  • 1 driver (18+ years old)
  • Roadside assistance
  • Basic insurance
  • Gas stove, grill, fridge, sink
  • Shower and toilet
  • Heating
  • Kitcheware
  • Bedding
  • Towels
  • Activity discounts
  • Reverse camera
  • DVD player
Insurance

Free insurance with NZ$2000 excess and NZ$2000 bond. Or insurance add-ons for NZ$16-$20 per day with less excess and less bond to pay. What’s included in the insurance is clearly stated on the Jucy website so be sure to use this compare with other insurances offered.

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